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IBM Electronics Solutions Architect in Chicago, Illinois


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As an IBM Electronics Solutions Architect , you will work in a hybrid, multi-cloud environment transforming our client's business and help their journey to cloud based on an open architecture.

  • Help customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AZURE, AWS, or IBM Cloud

  • Architect and develop customer applications to be cloud optimized

  • Work as a Technical leader alongside customer business, development, and infrastructure teams

  • Provide deep software development knowledge with respect to cloud architecture, design patterns and programming

  • Advise and implement AZURE Cloud best practices

  • Work as both an infrastructure and application development specialist

  • Implement Agile processes

  • Implement DevOps practices including continuous integration and automated deployment

  • Bring in eminence, thought leadership, identify trends and business opportunities

  • Developing and maintain sustainable Sales pipeline

  • Provide consultative, architectural, program and engineering support for our customers' journeys to the cloud

  • Deliver innovative solutions, that are tailored to the specifics needs of our customers

  • Translate between business and tech


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years of experience architecting and developing cloud applications

  • 7+ years of experience in DevSecOps and Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment

  • 10+ years of consulting experience - Platform evaluation, approach, roadmap and implementation framework on Cloud Migration, RFI and RFP responses

  • 3 years of experience with legacy applications, Java application development, API and Microservices usage

  • 10+ years of experience in Solution Architecture, Building and Selling Large Complex Cloud Solutions (IBM Cloud, Azure, AWS, GCP) to multiple clients

  • Experience in architecting cloud projects, Kubernetes, Containerization

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Certified Solution Architect in one of the Hyperscalers (AWS, Azure, Red Hat, etc)

Enterprise Applications landscape in any manufacturing industry is a plus

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.